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I Have Munchausen Syndrome

Munchausen Syndrome anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Munchausen Syndrome. You're not alone. 32 People

    Im Only 16

    Im awaiting blood tests for an auto-immune disease, and I dont know what to think. I feel disgusted at myself when i secretly wish i had something so theres a cinflict raging in my mind, i dont know what to do.
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 3 Responses Mar 24, 2013

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    I Think The Love Of My Life Has, Munchausens.

    My girl friend, and I have been togeter almost a year now. We are engaged and I am worried she has Munchausens. In early March we found out she had stage 2 colon cancer. My daughter is 2 and, he stays with my mother so I could work two jobs and take care of my girl friend. Then...
    1127KM 1127KM 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 29, 2013

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    I Have Munchausen

    I know for a fact that I am sick, but I keep looking ways to go to the hospital , I feel so in peace or cared for You know what I mean. I don't want to let anybody know about my disorder but I want to have a surgery so bad! it hurts! have had three so far, but not because I faked...
    dulceocean1 dulceocean1 41-45, F Aug 30, 2013

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    My friend admitted to me

    that she has munchausens, and she actually does and then decided she didn't and won't speak to her therapist about it. She is hurting herself and putting everyone she knows out by pretending to be handicapped. How can I help her? She sits at home alone most of the day or comes...
    dannigirl81 dannigirl81 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 1, 2014

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    Another Result Of A Rotten Childhood

    Just came back from therapy and if bi polar, PTSD, anxiety, and depression was not enough I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausen sydrome, I can not even pronounce this. As I sat in therapy with a ace bandage on my wrist from a fall I took I can do everything with my...
    Compulsive64 Compulsive64 46-50 Apr 26, 2012

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    It's difficult for others to understand

    that I'd love to be lying in hospital, on oxygen, unable to move. Nurses caring for me, specialists understanding me, visitors making me laugh.No expectations. Thankfully my psychologist is helping me to understand it and talk to psychiast
    Jomail Jomail 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 10, 2014

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    I'M Obsessed With Hospitals And Cancer

    I have spent a lot of time in hospitals because of two of my close family members who had cancer. I saw them suffer, and I know both of them would have done anything to end their suffering. But for some reason, I want to be in their shoes. I love hospitals. I love the smell, the...
    alexissss alexissss 18-21 3 Responses Mar 20, 2013

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    I Think I Have Munchausens

    I have come to the conclusion that I have munchausens syndrome. I have always grown up having to one up the person next to me with a worse story of something that happened to me. Then it got worse, I started exaggerating the level of real symptoms to get sympathy from others. In...
    1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    I'M Not The Only One Who Noticed

    obviously because i have faked/exaggerated things all my life, i have been to my doctors practice countless times with my mum, often resulting with either nothing or antibiotics (much to my dismay). Just a few weeks ago I was having a discussion with my mum as she was saying how...
    munchausensabitch munchausensabitch 18-21 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I Don't Have Munchausen But I Have Been Really Hurt By One Who Did

    I'm hoping this will help people trying to get over Munchausen. I had a close friend who I believed had cancer, pretended to be sick, asked people to be supportive during times of when he "went into surgery", etc. And then one day, his girlfriend (and my best friend) told me that...
    loveisblind1 loveisblind1 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 23, 2012

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    Help?

    i have munchausen syndrome. and everyone is telling me to get a treatment for that itself... i dont believe that i have it. but everyone tells me i do... does anyone have any ideas on how to hurt myself? i feel like that pain is easier...because its the only way anybody will...
    smoot100 smoot100 22-25 6 Responses Mar 19, 2010

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    Need Advice

    I think I have a friend who has Munchausen's mixed with mythomania. I want to help, but I don't know how to tell her in a way that won't make her run for the hills. Any advice?
    anonym333 anonym333 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I'm 14 and "suffer" from this awful syndrome.

    I often randomly say a part of my body hurts just so my mom will do something. I had pneumonia in June and really wish that it would have been a bigger more long term infection. I feel jealous when I read about cancer patients suffering and wish I could be among those people. I...
    stellagirl99 stellagirl99 16-17, F Jan 26, 2014

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    I Am A Mix?

    I think I may have a mix between hypochondria and Munchhausen Syndrome. These are the reasons: I love to watch youtube videos of people losing consciousness and whenever I see someone faint or get knocked out I get this “whomph” feeling in my lower belly that is just so...
    3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    I Feel Like I'm A Sick Person For My Munchausen's

    I fake OCD ADD kidney failure heart problems, oh and it's perfect. When I see sick people I'm jealous, i break my bones and i love it, my heart stops with longing when I see an ambulance or someone go to the hospital, I fantasize over saying I have cancer, and was exited when i...
    Charliepeach Charliepeach 13-15 3 Responses Aug 14, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have to say, that this has been an extremely long road. My husband has Asperger's. We didn't know, we had a pretty normal life for the first two years or so. After we had a...
    DeeDoo1 DeeDoo1 41-45, F 5 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome in July 2015. Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects 1 out of 100,000 people. I have a 50% chance of...
    Damocles19 Damocles19 13-15, M 15 hrs ago

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    I feel so ugly. Deformed, almost.
    lovelymoon11 lovelymoon11 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    I do not have ATS but my 13 y/o daughter does. She was originally diagnosed w/ a heart condition known as Polymyphoric Preventricular Tachycardia at that time she was in softball...
    mindy918 mindy918 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I have Asperger's syndrome and Selective mutism. I do talk but sometimes my voice cuts off and I am unable to, I can't explain this but it can be quite a hinderance. I feel that I...
    Randompi Randompi 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I'm a 13 year old girl. and I have Brown Syndrome. As much as I try to ignore it. it prohibits me from doing more than people would think. I can't play staring games with my...
    Jay3421 Jay3421 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    please join gitelman/bartter buddies on fb. we have a great support system
    lilmomma1411 lilmomma1411 26-30 2 days ago

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    hey everyone. I have a group on fb called gitelman/bartter buddies. please join. we support eachother and learn from others.
    lilmomma1411 lilmomma1411 26-30 2 days ago

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    My husband is a sweet man with Asperger's. The Asperger traits are mild in him, he has a job, he's social and has a normal kind of empathy. Still, It hurts. at times I feel like my...
    Gonnamakeapie Gonnamakeapie 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have autism and it feels to me like im in a whole different universe not in a good way though and everyday im always fighting myself not accepting change and just bein self...
    aaronpayne aaronpayne 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Just because I have Aspergers doesn't mean there's anything wrong with me, my final grades in high school were average and I'm considered to be one of the smartest people in my...
    BriarRose96 BriarRose96 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've always been much better than most men at multitasking, I wonder whether that is due to the Klinefelter Syndrome?
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    how is it with someone with aspergers syndrome? I have it. I had one serious relationship. I wonder if its very miserable being with me. since she cheated and my other short...
    kittyanthony kittyanthony 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I can't seem to go in a public bathroom if someone is in there. This ruins my school days and field trips where I've had to hold it in until I get a free moment at school. My...
    GhettoMemeing GhettoMemeing 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I was just recently diagnosed with fap - gardeners syndrome .. It's very scary at 17 having to deal with this , and since it is as rare as it is I have no one to share it with or...
    Escapeyourthoughts32 Escapeyourthoughts32 18-21 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a 32-year-old male. I got sick with the stomach flu at age 12 and was left with rumination syndrome, or something close. Within a couple of weeks of getting sick, I...
    nthgmvs nthgmvs 31-35, M a week ago

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    Hi im 16 and i've had rumination syndrome for 2 years now. When it first started happening for what i can remember it was only tiny bits that would come back up after i ate and...
    brookechambers2 brookechambers2 16-17, F Aug 24

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    Does anybody have a GOOD experience with their Aspergers partner? For a while I thought I might've been attracted to somebody with the disorder, but everything on here sounds so...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 22

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    Hey I am 15 and have had rumination syndrome/disorder for almost a year now. I hid it from my parents for 4 months because I was so horribly ashamed about it. I thought that it was...
    renee2018 renee2018 13-15, F Aug 21

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    I have aspergers, mood disorder and depression when life is hard I feel that nobody cares I exist and I eat and write on here and play Rachel plattens fight song or look at my...
    FattyWithAttitude FattyWithAttitude 13-15, F Aug 21

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    I'm proud to have it. My councillor told me I '10x the women any bully will ever be' and I know that's a good thing. I'm a minority, one of a small percentage effected by this...
    Randompi Randompi 13-15, F Aug 20

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    Has anyone ever been to POTS Treatment Center in Dallas, TX? We have been saving up for me to go there and I was wondering if it helps at all.
    TavynKeylee TavynKeylee 13-15 Aug 18

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    I recently found out I have ORS and will need another suregy (14th since I was 19) to remove the remnant and clean up the cysts and tumors that have grown since the original...
    Deena76 Deena76 36-40, F Aug 18

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    hey there I am going though the 3rd stroke in 3 years now loss of vision in left eye. right eye going slowly. don't really know what to do I am taking a vitamin cocktail...
    bclogger75 bclogger75 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    I might have AS. Any tips on how to manage it so as to avoid hurting people around me more (my spouse and family)?
    LolaHaze9 LolaHaze9 22-25, F Aug 17

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    My mother is making me take a social skills class. I don't think I need it, but at least I'll meet some fellow aspies.
    beautifulmaggie beautifulmaggie 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I really need your help, I know you all are strangers but please... I think I have aspergers, the things I do in my daily life isn't "normal" to others. first off hi, I'm Andrew...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 16

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